“Rosemary Joshua was crystalline in tone and effervescent in personality.”–The Daily Telegraph
The season concludes with a program of coronations. Mozart’s Coronation Mass includes the tender Agnus Dei, to be performed by one of the world’s most acclaimed sopranos, Rosemary Joshua. Haydn’s Symphony No. 85 was a favorite of Marie Antoinette, leading to the name La reine, by which it’s still known today.
* Handel: Zadok the Priest
* Mozart: Exsultate, jubilate
* Haydn: Symphony No. 85, “La reine”
* Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
* Handel: “Ev'ry sight these eyes behold” from Solomon
* Mozart: Coronation Mass